HTML forms are used to pass data to a server. An HTML form can contain input elements like text fields, checkboxes, radio-buttons, submit buttons and more. A form can also contain select lists, textarea, fieldset, legend, and label elements.

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Return to option page after running PHP script

I have an option screen for my plugin, it's just a simple form. <div class="wrap"> <h2>SoundCloud Podcast Importer Options</h2> <hr/> <h2>Add a show</...
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Recreating the hierarchy of taxonomies for a dropdown form menu?

I have a form that contains a dropdown menu. This form is on a page form.php and is not part of my theme. It exists outside of my site. This dropdown menu contains my list of values for a custom ...
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How to create and work with custom data / tables (i.e., for arbitrary data)?

Getting started on Wordpress just today. I noticed that Wordpress created tables in a mySql database (with name *.wrdp1) when I first set it up. These tables cover comments, posts, users, and some ...
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Varying Search Result Pages

I have two different kinds of search results on my site and I'd like to change the look of the search result page entirely. I've played around with the search form a bit but I'm unsure how to force it ...
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How can I use AJAX to save/update a widget form?

My custom widget's form will have two pull-down menus: the content of the second menu is dependent on the user's selection in the first menu (think of the way Country and State/Province works). I ...
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Form in WordPress : 404

In my WP site I've got a Contact page whose URL is mysite.com/contact/ and which contains a <form> with an action attribute set to action="/contact/" Clicking on the submit button brings me to ...
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Saving checkbox/option list status?

my self-made admin panel works just fine, but it doesn't save values of form inputs. When I type something into textbox and click "save" it is still there after refreshing, thanks to PHP: <input ...
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Upload Image in a Wordpress page using PHP

Hello awesome people of SE! :) Okay, so this is a little far-fetched but I'm trying to get a HTML form with a PHP upload script to work inside a Wordpress page. I can't use a plugin. It's supposed to ...
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Gravity Forms - Using a Form to Pre-populate A Gravity Form

I have a custom form (hardcoded, not a GF) on one page I've written myself: <form id="tailor-select" method="POST"> <ul> <li> <ul> <...
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Ninja form Redirect depending on text field content [closed]

I'm using Ninja Forms and their extension to do front-end posts. They have a function that is supposed to allow you to redirect to a specific page depending on values from the form. my purpose is to ...
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Custom Form with Ajax

I am having problems with my form. When the submit button is clicked a 404 error is spit out. If anyone has any suggestions I'd be grateful. Ajax handling of form. Going into theme's js. <script ...
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add function to saving change on Options Pages

i make page like this link and it work fine but i need to run some script after it like editing a file i was add it to function my_function() { //do something } function register_mysettings() { ...
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Using ajax with wordpress

I'm trying to get my head around ajax requests in Wordpress and am finding it hard to understand. Basically I have a form that has a number of steps and you move through these requests using ajax, ...
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Add Div to Comment Form

I have some code that displays my comment form and my custom validation, what I'd like to do is add a div right underneath the title, but I'm not sure how to do that because that code is generated... ...
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Checkbox won't check when label is clicked

I'm not sure if this is a WordPress specific issue but when I create a simple form as a widget in my sidebar the checkbox won't check when I click on the label. Strangely though, it does work when I'...
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recommended practice for form submission

I want to create a form on a page but how do I handle the form submission. Which hook should i implement to handle my submission? Probably dirtiest would be to do it in the theme itself but I don't ...
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Using Multiple Submit buttons to trigger customised php functions

I may be going about this completely the wrong way but bear with me... I have a long guestlist that is automatically populated using a foreach table. I would like to put a 'No Show' button on this ...
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How to sanitize user input?

What is the correct way sanitizing form data before submitting to the database? I have the following text input: <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php wp_nonce_field('update-...
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How do we remove the H3 tag for the reply-title I.D

We're doing some SEO tweaking to a site, and our SEO guru informs us that we need to remove the <h3> tags from the #reply-title element, output from line 1554 of comments-template.php. It's the ...
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How to load javascript file on homepage in Wordpress in order?

I am using a quicktags plugin, which was not loading on the home page, now it does, but it does it on the wrong place. How can I solve this? I want the quicktags.min.js file to load first, rather ...
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Using AJAX with Forms

I am attempting to validate and submit a form using AJAX in WordPress, however, the response that I am getting is 0. According to the codex, this would seem to indicate that admin-ajax is unable to ...
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Creating a custom multilingual form

I need to create a special form for my website where users cand specify a series of data including some textfields, combo boxes and sliders (from 0 to 100). Also I need this form to be qTranslate ...
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wordpress not displaying my form

When I create a page with the content as [contact-form-7 id="199" title="Untitled"] , it displays the form, but when I use it as <div class="first"><?php $recentProjects = get_post('...
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Creating a form contact page?

I'm newbie on WordPress, how can I create a new page/top-link/contact-form for a contact page? I'm using a third party theme which allows you to create a contact form with field, but unbelievable I ...
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Get user input from a form

I am trying to create a form that will allow users to update their information on the front end. I am just starting to learn PHP (I know C# very well). If I use this code to create a form on a ...
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Making the wordpress login form a jQuery dropdown

I'm using a plugin called sidebar-login to display a wordpress login form (it uses wp_login_form) in my sidebar. However, I feel like it the actual form (textboxes and labels) take up too much space ...
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Adding data to an array in usermeta and displaying it in a loop

I have a front end post form where I take a file upload of an image. That image gets stored as a custom field which is easy enough to do. What I need to do though is store each unique image url for ...
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Passing POST data from one WP post to another

I'm trying to pass data between two Wordpress posts via POST method from a form/link. However, the second post does not seem to be able to grab the POST data. I'm wondering if it has anything to do ...
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How to take options from form fields and turn them in to links?

I have a form in WordPress with options when clicked they retrieve a filtered posts. I want to take the options from the form and place it like normal links. Can this be done? Thank You all in advance ...
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Retrieving a Value from a wp-database

why my sql statement is not returning any value.. is this wrong? <?php global $wpdb; $result = $wpdb->get_results($wpdb->prepare("SELECT * FROM $wpdb->wp_frm_item_metas"))...
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Adding Custom Forms

I'm looking to create a page for a wedding site that will have a form. The idea is that it is an RSVP page where a visitor will input a unique string that was on the invitation that they received and ...
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add_filter the_content str_replace after shortcode

I want to add a PHP str_replace to the add_filter('the_content') function. I believe my problem is that the shortcodes are loading after the str_replace is called. I have a shortcode that outputs a ...
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How to Validate Widget Input

I have been working with widgets and widgets API. I see that the widget form is rendered and processed through widget() function. I can write validation logic inside the widget() function. I will ...
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Show selected value in a drop down menu

I have a multisite setup and I am adding some additional information fields in the profile edit screen in my theme's dashboard. I am primarily using text fields however I have a drop down selection ...
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WordPress custom form action url

Is there any way to replace standard WordPress comments form action, which usually looks like this: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="...
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Custom CSS for plugin form

I have a short code that is adding a form to a page. How do I ensure that the CSS for the form is loaded in time with the shortcode?
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Form doesn't submit on second submit call

I've been strugling with the following issue for over a week now so please excuse the long description. I want it to be as accurate and clear as possible: I'm using the "simplr registration form" ...
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How do I let users upload files to a chosen location?

I found some plugins which let me make my own forms but none worked for different reasons. I simply want to make a form so that users can upload files to a folder located in www.chusmix.com/images ...
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How to retain $_POST data when submitting form to custom page

I have written a plugin whose job is to create a custom page with a user subscription form. The form page is created like this: $page = [ 'post_type' => 'page', ...
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How to pass email values from one php page to another

Good evening, I have two subscription forms (mailclimp) i want to pass the email value from one php page to another. In the code below i add the /** session_start(); **/ in comments because show me ...
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Setting specific image size for specific form upload file field

When you upload an image through a form's "upload file" field type to the Wordpress media library - Wordpress automatically generates three copies with three different sizes by default. Now I know ...
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My form action url is being prepended with a directory that does not exists

I'm trying to allow users to upload audio via form and HTTP POST request. Here is the relevant form code, from my page-profile.php : <form method="post" action="wp-content/themes/freelanceengine-...
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Display users uploaded files as posts

So I have implemented the functionality where anyone can upload certain types of files with a title and description. I am having trouble with the idea displaying them as posts or list in the a certain ...
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How to redirect user to a page after form submission

I have three dropdown filters on the front site to select country, territory and region and need to redirect the user to the country/territory/region page depending upon the filter values on click of ...
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How can I do a URL redirection when an user uses wrong login details?

I have got this form for login from the front-end. <form action="<?php echo site_url('wp-login.php', 'login_post'); ?>" method="post" <?php /*id="login-page-form"*/ ?>> ...
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Post form as custom post

I'm new to WordPress and need to create a website including a special form, with which I can upload photos, set my position on an OpenStreetMap and choose from several dropdown menus. Here you can ...
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How to redirect new WordPress user to previous page after registering

When a user registers for a WordPress site, they are redirected to the login page after completing the registration form. Is there a way to redirect them to the previous page before filling out the ...
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Error on inserting a form value to database

hi i have decided to store few values in a separate table, So i created it and now i used a form to store values but when i process that form i'm getting error Trying to get property of non-object and ...
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Custom profile field with birthday. Troubles with <select>

I made custom profile fields for birthday data. function my_user_field( $user ) { $birthday_day = esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'birthday_day', $user->ID ) ); $...
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How to trigger $_GET request within admin plugin page?

I have this form in my plugin function: <form method="get" action="" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <p class="submit"> <input type="hidden" name="do_it_hidden" value="run"> ...